Crococun Zoo

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Croco Cun Zoo is a great experience for families, where you can get up close and personal not only with crocodiles, but a variety of local animals.

For an up close experience of some of Mexico's native wildlife, Crococun is a great place to check out. This crocodile farm features a wide range of exhibits from large and fearsome crocodiles to babies that you can pet and hold. Additionally, they also have parrots, deer, and other animals that you can feed and hold.

Location

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This attractions is located just under 20 miles away from Cancun in the Maya Riviera. Take the MYAB bus line from the Cancun or Playa del Carmen bus stations for a direct ride to the zoo.

Set in the Riviera Maya, south west of Riviera Cancun, Crococun Zoo always welcomes residents and visitors who are lodging in this area of Quintana Roo. Whether or not you're staying very close, you should consider dropping by to enjoy a great time. From this location, Puerto Morelos is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the south.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending a few hours exploring the area is chowing down on a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of the zoo. Casa del Mar, which has a menu full of International dishes, is very close-by, making it a great option for zoo visitors. The eatery is a small distance away, but far enough that you may want to make advance plans for using some means of transport to visit there. Coffee Shop at Ocean Coral and Hacienda Los Girasoles are additional food and drink options near Crococun Zoo. At Hacienda Los Girasoles you and your group should be sure to test out Mexican fare and enjoy the local foods and culture of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find a couple other activities nearby, including Ocean Research Facility, which is a mile and a half away the Riviera Maya. Also consider visiting Old Market District, which is another nearby attraction.

Zoos are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Crococun Zoo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ocean Research Facility Other Activities/Excursions 1.6 mi. (2.3 km) SE 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos
Old Market District Historic Site 1.9 mi. (2.7 km) SSW Villa Morelos
Leaning Lighthouse Other Attraction 2.5 mi. (0.2 km) SSE Puerto Morelos
Yax-Che Jardin Botanico -- 2.7 mi. (2.8 km) SSW Puerto Morelos
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Other Attraction 10.9 mi. (16.4 km) NNE 10.2 mi. South of Cancun
Selvatica -- 12.1 mi. (20.6 km) W 12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos
Punta Nizuc National Park -- 12.4 mi. (17.3 km) NE 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun
Ruinas del Rey Historic Site 14.0 mi. (14.3 km) NNE 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun

More Information

Hours

Crococun Zoo is open everyday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Cost

The price of admission is $20(USD) for adults and $12(USD) for kids.

Phone

(998) 850-3719

Website

http://www.crococunzoo.com

 

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